300 Fighting and educating about diabetes

The University of Illinois Springfield helps educate the public on students living with diabetes. Related Links: UIS, Beck plan camp for diabetic kids UIS Star Student & Star Staff Awards 

299 UIS hosts Dining for Success

The Office of UIS Alumni Relations hosts a fun and informative dinner featuring instruction in business and social etiquette. Related Links: UIS to host Dining for Success Dinner event Dining for Success Dinner teaches students and alumni business etiquette

298 International Festival invites everyone

For more than three decades, the International Festival has been held each fall at the University of Illinois Springfield. It is a popular event that showcases the rich cultural diversity across campus. Related Links: Cultures on display at the annual UIS International Festival International Festival International Festival brings cultural exhibits and performances to UIS UIS… Read More »

295 UIS Innocence Project hosts Defenders of the Innocent

The Illinois Innocence Project, based at the University of Illinois Springfield, hosts an annual Defenders of the Innocent each year to educate Related Links: ECCE Guest speakers – Ronald Cotton & Jennifer Thompson The Circle of Empathy We Choose to Inhabit Brian Banks story: Speaker 2014 Illinois Innocence Project at UIS awarded $249,999 federal grant to help… Read More »

293 UIS prepares future athletes for their sport

UIS Athletics offers a variety of sports camps and clinics when school isn’t in session. They’re preparing a whole new generation of Prairie Star athletes. Related Links: Latest UIS Camps Baseball Camps Soccer Camps 2011 Sports camps UIS Girls Soccer Camps UIS Volleyball Camps

292 Read what UIS is writing

UIS professors, students, alumni and faculty are gifted with the pen. Find out what’s being published. Related Links: Moral Argument, Religion, and Same-Sex Marriage: Advancing the Public Good Energy Law Journal Nobody Calls Just to Say Hello: Reflections on Twenty-Two Years in the Illinois Senate Spectacular Capitalism: Guy Debord and the Practice of Radical Philosophy… Read More »

290 UIS online programs ranked among best in the U.S.

The University of Illinois Springfield’s online programs are among the top 20 best in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report. Related links: US News and Report article UIS Online program information Free online course (MOOC) explores innocence movement

286 UIS bridging international boundaries

Students at UIS have the opportunity to immerse themselves in other cultures on campus by applying to live in the International House. The experience gives them a more global outlook in their lives and eventual careers. Related Links: International House International House video International Student Services Chancellor’s Blog; International Students bring new perspectives International students… Read More »

285 UIS exercise loops keeping people fit

Those great circular loops around the UIS campus are sought after by joggers and walkers looking for a scenic view with less traffic. Related Links: Maps of exercise loops around campus Rec Center tips for staying healthy University Fitness Challenge

284 Community invited to Forensics Showcase

At the end of each year, the award-winning Forensics Team invites students, faculty and the general public to watch what they’ve been perfecting all year. Related Links: Forensics Team website What is Parliamentary Debate? 2015 Forensics Showcase Forensics Team wins big at national tournament